Jackie works with children, teens, and families.
Jackie’s genuine, down-to-earth personality helps clients feel comfortable and connected to her. She uses creative interventions such as art, play, and other activities to help children and teens express themselves. Jackie involves parents in counseling to help them learn ways to support their children and improve their relationships. Jackie’s specialties include anxiety disorders, depression, parent-child relational difficulties, self-esteem, emotional regulation issues including self-injury, and adjusting to life transitions.
Jackie received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Immaculata University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Cabrini College. She will soon be completing the requirements to obtain her clinical license in Pennsylvania to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Jackie also currently works as a therapist in a partial hospitalization program with teens where she provides intensive individual and group therapy. She has several years of experience counseling children, teens, and families during her time as a family-based clinician. Jackie uses several modalities in her work with clients such as CBT, Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy (ESFT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Person-Centered Play Therapy.
“A failure is not a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” -B.F. Skinner